Arbor Park School District 145 is comprised of Kimberley Heights School (pre-kindergarten and kindergarten), Morton…More Gingerwood Elementary (grades 1 and 2), Scarlet Oak (grades 3 and 4) and Arbor Park Middle School. The 1,439 students enrolled are led by 71 faculty district-wide.
Superintendent Allen Jebens, Jr. leads the District's Board of Education in government.
A district-wide parent teacher organization sponsors is made up of volunteer teachers, parents and admininstrators. The group provides additional funding for the district, along with special events like Santa's Secret Shop, Market Days, the Art Fair, the Fun Fair, the eighth grade graduation dance and art and college scholarships.
For more information on the district, its schools, the PTO or community, visit District 145's website.
With 615 students, Arbor Park Middle School holds the title of District 145's largest. Located on Central Avenue, the…More middle school campus is also home to District 145 administration.
Under the guidance of Principal Mary Beth Sexton, 42 faculty members lead fifth through eighth grade students.
The middle school offers a full program of extra-curricular activities and athletics, including boys' and girls' basketball, volleyball, track, cheerleading and running club. Students can also participate in activities like choir, band, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, yearbook, school newspaper and more. For a full list, visit the school's website.
Morton Gingerwood Elementary houses the first- and second-grade students of Arbor Park District 145. Thirty faculty…More members help educate and manage the 308 students.
The students are split among five first-grade classes and six second-grade classes. The Morton Gingerwood Owls are educated with the mission of "educational excellence with kindness." Under the guidance and leadership of Principal Jane Kinshaw, the school aims to build a basic foundation for the intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth of students, according to its website.